Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers among Massachusetts areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,520
25th Percentile Wage
$53,620
50th Percentile Wage
$68,280
75th Percentile Wage
$81,300
90th Percentile Wage
$97,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $97,370. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,520.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201668,2801.77%7.72%
201567,0703.15%-
201464,9602.14%-
201363,5700.88%-
201263,010--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Massachusetts Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in state of Massachusetts ranges from $47,280 to $78,710. The highest paying area for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Massachusetts is Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton with a median annual salary of $78,710. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $78,710). The lowest paying area is Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $47,280.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$78,710
Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area
$78,710
Peabody
$76,350
New Bedford
$72,320
Worcester
$71,740
Barnstable Town
$70,250
North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$69,910
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$69,350
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner
$69,180
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$67,280
Pittsfield
$64,910
Framingham
$62,930
Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$60,690
Springfield
$60,570
Taunton-Norton-Raynham
$60,080
Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area
$47,280



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